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The World’s Worst Countries For Workers – A report

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is a confederation of national trade union centres, each of which links the trade unions of that particular country. The International Trade Union Confederation has built the world’s most compre- hensive data base of violations of workers’ rights ( Descriptive texts detailing facts on real-world violations faced by workers … Continue reading

US / Federal regulations have created 227,500 jobs in compliance industry

A growing thicket of federal regulations under the Obama administration has contributed to an employment spike in at least one corner of the job market: the increasingly vital compliance industry Continue reading

Labor Market Institutions – High unemployment rates have weakened the prime facie case for deregulation and less intervention

Labor Market Institutions: A Review of the Literature by Gordon Betcherman on looks at the findings of over 150 studies on the impacts of four types of labor market institutions: minimum wages, employment protection regulation, unions and collective bargaining, and mandated benefits. The review places particular emphasis on  results from developing countries. Impacts studied are … Continue reading

House GOP Regulatory Reform Bill: new regulations are suspended until unemployment reaches 94 percent ?

The House Republican regulatory reform bill contains an embarrassing typo, mistaking “employment” for “unemployment.” The “Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act” calls for a moratorium on “significant regulatory action” as soon as the legislation is enacted. The argument by Republicans is that government regulations burden job creation and growth and should therefore … Continue reading

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